London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A figure of William Ewart Gladstone
wearing a long coat, waistcoat and trousers, standing before flag, an axe in his right hand, on a titled rocky-moulded base, 1882 (light wear) -- 33cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. B 196, fig. 54. This figure together with Parnell (Lot45) and Peace (Lot 49) were issued to commemorate the Kilmainham Treaty of 1882.
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